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Sid Hatfield

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May 15, 1893

Albert Sidney "Sid" Hatfield was born in Matewan

1919

Mayor C. C. Testerman named Sid Hatfield Matewan's police chief

Other events that happened on or around 1919

May 19, 1920

The Matewan Massacre occurred

1920

Sid Hatfield assisted a United Mine Workers campaign to organize Tug Fork miners

Other events that happened on or around 1920

Jan 26, 1921

Sid Hatfield and 17 others were tried on murder charges arising from the Matewan Massacre

Other events that happened on or around January 26, 1921

Mar 21, 1921

A local jury acquitted Sid Hatfield and 17 others of murder charges from the Matewan Massacre

Aug 01, 1921

Sid Hatfield and Ed Chambers were shot and murdered by Baldwin-Felts detectives at McDowell County Courthouse in Welch


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